As a boy, I never understood why little green men would be attracted to human females (as in Mars Attacks!), especially where the reverse was not true. I was older before I realized these stories […]
Art by Tomiyuki Kaneko inspired by the classical Buddhist tradition in Japan. I am sitting in an Italian cafe across from the US Embassy in Tokyo waiting for Orine to finish her visa interview.
The work of Russian artist Anastasia B. looks like something out of a never-made samzidat version of Blade Runner.
RC Lewontin’s short collection of essays “Biology as Ideology” was formative for me. As you might expect of a nearly 30-year-old book, parts of it have not aged well. His rant against the Human Genome […]
Will AI consume consciousness-altering subroutines? How would we know if they worked or not? Who will develop them, us or the AIs? art by Julian Bustos
There’s so much amazing art being produced, it’s hard to keep coming up with superlatives to describe it. Kait Kybar’s concept art definitely falls into that category. I especially like the “Adventures of a Selfie […]
Dad was on big important phone calls all the next day, with bankers I think. Mr. A. Tranjay had said at dinner that his work would be done soon, and that was quicker than anyone […]